Trump Called Ukraine "The Ukraine" During Meeting With President
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June of 2017Categories: Donald TrumpDonald Trump called Ukraine by the wrong name and one that Ukrainians immensely dislike during a meeting with President Petro Poroshenko. Trump stated that it was a "great honor to be with President Poroshenko of the Ukraine." Ukrainians dislike when people say "the" before Ukraine because of its geopolitical implications and the country's history of being a USSR satellite state during the Cold War.Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/06/20/trump-calls-ukraine-the-thin...